A farmer finds impressive archaeological findings in Atalanti, Fokida, while tilling his field. According to the Ministry of Culture press release, Saturday, the farmer found the limestone torso of a naked male statue in the type of kouros from the Archaic era and immediately notified the Archaeological Service.
In the wider area of Atalanti in Fthiotida and during an excavation done by the Ephorate of Antiquities, four life-size limestone trunks of statues as well as a section of a triangular statue base have been found since the middle of October.
The Ministry of Culture also reports that a recent research conducted in merely a small part of the field, revealed deeper down, a large cemetery with seven graves that were being used from the 5th century B.C. through to the 2nd century B.C. bearing several remarkable findings.